Traditional Jazz Bands

May 27, 2015
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Mike EvansPersonnel:

Mike Evans

Banjo / Guitar / Vocals
Bradenton Florida

Mike had been the co-leader of Coast to Coast Jazz Band plus the leader for the Toll House Jazz Band in Columbus, Ohio and (Global) CanAmGer Jazz Band. The Toll House musical organization played at festivals for the Midwest including the Bix Beiderbecke festival in Davenport, the Coon-Sanders event in W. Virginia and also the Early Jazz Festival in Ohio. Mike has led the Toll House and CanAmGer Jazz Bands on four trips in Europe including shows at jazz clubs and festivals in Munich, Dresden, Leipzig, Regensburg plus in Brunico, Italy. Mike is the banjoist utilizing the Buck Creek Jazz Band from Washington, D.C. In addition Mike features carried out as solamente banjoist aboard the United states Queen riverboat in the Mississippi River. He had been recently inducted in to the Columbus Senior Musicians Hall of Fame. Besides tenor banjo, Mike sings and performs plectrum banjo and guitar. Browse Mike's Banjo Web Site.


Christian Döring

Trumpet
Gauting, Germany

Information about Christian.


John Skillman

Clarinet
Dekalb Illinois & Lake Wales Florida

Electronic Engineer, retired president of Skillman Engineering of DeKalb, IL. John performs aided by the Buck Creek Jazz Band regarding National Jazz Scene. John could be the frontrunner associated with the Barb City Stompers Band in Dekalb IL and is the clarinetist for Chicago Hot Six Jazz Band. And also being a great deal in demand into the Chicago location, he is also the best choice regarding the brand new Orleans Nighthawks Jazz Band in Florida. John is the clarinet player within the International CanAmGer (Canadian-American-German) Jazz band. He has got carried out at many jazz festivals in USA, Canada, Scotland and European countries. Their design ranges from down-town New Orleans to Chicago to Swing.


Christian Döring Gordon Moore

Trombone
Dayton Ohio and Bradenton Florida

Our trombonist, Gordon Moore, was playing the trombone since age 11. Gordon's modern day work is a top school biology instructor in Miamisburg, Ohio. At a previous school, Gordon organized a number of the twelfth grade professors into a Dixieland Band labeled as the Do's and Don'ts of Dixie. This band played in your area near Dayton, Ohio for a decade, and, on three events, played in the Grand Cayman Islands, as jazz ambassadors under government sponsorship. Gordon additionally plays with Dave Greer's Vintage Jazz Stompers. This musical organization features, for the past 24 years, played in various jazz clubs and festivals on east coast, plus a number of trips/concerts to Belgium. Gordon regularly substitutes with all the Mike Evan's toll-house Jazz Band from Columbus Ohio including a current performance for 700, 000 fans in the Global Jazz Festival in Dresden, Germany


Sid Townsend

Bass & Tuba
Columbus Ohio

Sid Plays String Bass, Tuba and Electrical Bass. He has got played professionally throughout the Midwest for 40 plus many years He Has a Bachelor and Master level in musical Education, through the Ohio State University, and it has taught music inside general public schools for 30 years; and, is currently resigned. He has already been an adjunct teacher at the Capital University Conservatory of musical for 14 years and contains taught as adjunct bass professor at the Ohio State Univ. and Otterbein university. In Ohio, Sid is currently playing with the High Street Stompers Dixieland Band, the Buckeye Tailgaters Band, therefore the Columbus Ohio Broadway across America Pit Orchestra. He's toured with all the man Lombardo and Lawrence Welk Orchestras and contains recorded with Terry Waldo and Carmen Cavallaro. He has got done with performers such as for instance Warren Covington, Les Elgart, Myron Floren, Ken Peplowski, and Randy Rinehart.


John Skillman Vinnie Armstrong

Piano
La Ca

A Southern Californian, Vinnie Armstrong started playing skillfully when inside the teens. He's got always preferred the solid, two-handed stride and swing jazz piano styles. Now resigned, Vinnie held down a "day task" for three decades utilizing the County of la, but always took every opportunity to play gigs quietly. In addition to carrying out in Los Angeles as well as various jazz festivals using Yankee Wailers Jazz Band, Vinnie played occasional concerts using following, well-known jazz performers: Eddie Miller, Dick Cathcart, nuts Hucko, Nick Fatool, Ray Leatherwood, Bob Havens, Red Callendar, Joe Darensbourg, Nappy Lamare, and Bobby Gordon. He additionally enjoyed George Probert's Riff Machine in Holland and Belgium, along with the Sunset Music Company in Germany.


Stan Mulder

Drums
Winter Haven Florida

Stan learned piano and trumpet in elementary school but chose to play drums around age 12 after becoming influenced by parade drummers. As a young child, Stan studied drums with Army jazz band veteran Dick Vild and soon after with Gary Werdesheim at Florida State. Stan had been impressed and mentored as a teenager by Bill Allred and band at Rosie O'Grady's in nearby Orlando. Through that time Stan played into the Pride of Dixie Dixieland Band (with Glen Carlton) which played countless activities throughout Central Florida. Stan came across John Skillman at a jazz jam session at Al's invest Lake Wales in 2006. Then he starting using the newly developed brand new Orleans Nighthawks Jazz Band and soon after with the coast-to-coast Jazz Band and the international CanAmGer Jazz Band. Stan in addition plays with all the O-55 huge musical organization, numerous jobs with Kid Dutch, and it has subbed when it comes to Buck Creek Jazz Band and Dave Greer's Vintage Jazz Stompers. He's got played numerous U.S. trad jazz celebrations and toured Germany with CanAmGer. Stan in addition has used Nat Adderley, Esther Satterfield, Ed Metz, Sr. and New Orleans individual Brian Seeger.

Gordon Moore Sid Townsend Vinnie Armstrong Stan Mulder
Source: tradjazzbands.com
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